The Society hosts a series of programs from fall through spring. Programs are free to Society members. A $5.00 donation from non-members would be appreciated. We're busily planning the next season of programs which will start in October. Check back soon for the listing of all the 2016-2017 programs.
This September, the SHS has four activities for you to enjoy.
You can view many of our earlier programs on Sudbury TV — see our video library for a listing.
|September 10, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
3rd Annual Olde Time Community Fair & Farmer's Market
In the Town Center. Kid's carnival games, pony rides, a kids mining activity, face painting, fresh produce, local farms, petting zoo with llamas, and over 50 vendors.
|September 17 (Saturday) 11:00 AM
Walking Tour of Wadworth Cemetery
Tour guide Elin Neiterman will point out memorial art and architecture, burial sites of Sudbury’s notable citizens, and will explain burial customs and how this quiet sanctuary evolved and is maintained. Parking at the cemetery.
Free for SHS Members, $5 for non-members.
|September 24, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
At Longfellow’s Wayside Inn. Sponsored by the Sudbury Companies of Militia & Minute and the Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum Companie.
In reenacting the fall muster, in the morning, there will be a demonstration of contra dance, drills by militia and the installation of officers of the Sudbury Militia. In the afternoon, the air will be filled with the sounds of fyfes and drums. Throughout the day, there will be living history demonstrations of life in colonial New England and vendors selling their wares and refreshment. Admission, including entry in raffle for gift certificates to the Wayside Inn, is $2 per adult, children get in free. See here for more details.
|September 27, 2016 (Tuesday) 4:00 – 9:00 PM
Bertucci's Dining for Dollars Fundraiser
At Bertucci's, 14 Elissa Avenue, Wayland. Dine-in, Carry Out, or Delivery. 15% of the bill will go to support the SHS. Bring your friends!
Be sure to present your server with a copy of this event flyer when you pay.
|October 2, 2016 (Sunday) 2:00 PM
The History of Wolbach Farm
Illustrated lecture and walking tour at Wolbach Farm, 18 Wolbach Road, Sudbury (SVT Headquarters).
Alice Wellington, a Concord-based photographer and grand-niece of Burt and Anna Wolbach who bought the farm in 1936 will present family recollections and the accomplishments and pursuits of the Wolbachs.
Known as Winter Brook Frarm, the home of Dr. S. Burt Wolbach, a prominent Harvard Medical School pathologist and his wife, Anna Wellington Wolbach, a Radcliffe alumna, was the gathering place for family Thanksgiving celebrations for generations. The home was named for the stream that ran trough the farm all winter long.
Presented in collaboration with the Sudbury Valley Trustees who will lead a walking tour of the grounds after the program.
May 21, 2016 2016 Home & Hearth Tourdetails ...
October 24, 2015 Walking Tour of Wadsworth Cemetery details ...
May 16, 2015 Home and Hearth Tour details ...
November 9, 2014 Remember. Reflect. Explain details ...
October 24, 2014 Musicians of the Old Post Road Concert details ...
December 15th, 2013 Christmas from Olde New England Musicians of the Old Post Roaddetails ...
November 10th, 2013 The Fabric of Life in Sudburydetails ...
September 21st, 2013 Five Century House Tour in Waylanddetails ...
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